The game is played in a First-Person Perspective, with an emphasis on exploring and interacting with the environment in order to discover clues and leads. Paul has a supernatural gift that allows him to visualize the final moments of anyone who’s been murdered. The more clues discovered, the clearer and longer Paul’s vision.
Players take control of Paul Prospero, an occult detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter and realizes that the boy is in grave danger. When Paul arrives in Ethan’s home of Red Creek Valley, he realizes things are even worse than he imagined. Ethan has vanished in the wake of a brutal murder, which Paul comes to see might not be the only murder to investigate. Using both regular and supernatural detective skills, Paul must figure out what happened to the missing boy.
Metacritic gave the game an overall positive score of 81/100.
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